Mike Miliard is Editor of Healthcare IT News. Mike covers topics such as health information exchange, privacy and security, analytics, ICD-10 and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am October 18, 2018
KLAS sees health system decision makers wanting vendors to give them needed functionalities: point of care access to PDMPs, specific clinical decision support and more.
By Mike Miliard 11:34 am October 17, 2018
The cooperative aims to bring stakeholders together to find new and pragmatic approaches to data sharing, and come up with ways to combat information blocking.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm October 16, 2018
Expanding from hospital assessments, the patient safety group will publish a national report by this time next year, with data on individual ASCs available by 2020.
By Mike Miliard 10:50 am October 16, 2018
During this podcast, Rogers says IT has "come along just in time" to transform the healthcare delivery system.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm October 15, 2018
The idea is to create a connected ecosystem of care, given that "no single device, app, or piece of data in isolation that will deliver benefits to patients."
By Mike Miliard 04:53 pm October 11, 2018
Penn Medicine is pursuing a new initiative it says will innovate electronic health records for 21st Century medicine. The goal, officials say, is to make the technology more interactive and responsive to clinicians – nudging the EHR into a new era where it's not just a documentation system but a crucial tool for care delivery.
By Mike Miliard 02:35 pm October 11, 2018
Keeping software up to date without disrupting care delivery requires a plan for regular patching – and responding to emergency alerts when necessary.
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm October 10, 2018
As part of National Health IT Week, two HIMSS Davies Award winners share advice and best practices for putting technology to work fighting the abuse epidemic.
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am October 09, 2018
With a proverbial flip of the switch at three locations in Florida and Arizona, Mayo Clinic has completed its $1.5 billion Epic electronic health record implementation, linking all Mayo sites on an integrated EHR and revenue cycle management system.
By Mike Miliard 04:28 pm October 08, 2018
The health system needed to broaden the reach of its telephonic interventions and improve uptake of its Epic patient portal. Data-fueled heat maps, homing in on patients' "ZNA," are helping improve outcomes.